Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Seafaring Sunday: Merciless Torture
August 20, 1722: The pirate Edward "Ned" Low captures the Wright Galley after an arduous chase. For their failure to prudently heave to and surrender, the crew and passengers are horribly tortured by Low and his men. The specifics of the pirates' barbarism will have to wait, though. Horror on the High Seas week returns in October, after all...